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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Ancient Forest Protection Act of 1991

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for the protection of the remaining ancient forests on the Federal lands of the States of Washington, Oregon, and California, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

02/06/1991Introduced in House

All Actions (11)

05/07/1992See H.R.4899.
Action By: Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs
05/30/1991Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Agriculture Subcommittee on Forests, Family Farms, and Energy
05/29/1991Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Agriculture Subcommittee on Forests, Family Farms, and Energy
04/25/1991Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Interior and Insular Affairs Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands
04/03/1991Executive Comment Requested from USDA, Interior.
Action By: Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs
02/19/1991Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands.
Action By: Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs
02/12/1991Referred to the Subcommittee on Forests, Family Farms, and Energy.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
02/12/1991Executive Comment Requested from USDA.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
02/06/1991Referred to the House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/06/1991Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/06/1991Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (138)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Alexander, Bill [D-AR-1]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Atkins, Chester G. [D-MA-5]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Bacchus, Jim [D-FL-11]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Barnard, Doug, Jr. [D-GA-10]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Beilenson, Anthony C. [D-CA-23]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Bennett, Charles E. [D-FL-3]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Bereuter, Doug [R-NE-1]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-26]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Bonior, David E. [D-MI-12]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA-6]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Brown, George E., Jr. [D-CA-36]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Bustamante, Albert G. [D-TX-23]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Campbell, Tom [R-CA-12]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Collins, Cardiss [D-IL-7]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-1]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-4]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Darden, George (Buddy) [D-GA-7]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Dellums, Ronald V. [D-CA-8]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL-20]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Edwards, Don [D-CA-10]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Ford, Harold E. [D-TN-9]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Goss, Porter J. [R-FL-13]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Guarini, Frank J. [D-NJ-14]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Hoagland, Peter [D-NE-2]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Horton, Frank J. [R-NY-29]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Hughes, William J. [D-NJ-2]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Jacobs, Andrew, Jr. [D-IN-10]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Johnston, Harry [D-FL-14]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Kostmayer, Peter H. [D-PA-8]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Levine, Mel [D-CA-27]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Lipinski, William O. [D-IL-5]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-20]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Geren, Pete [D-TX-12]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Machtley, Ronald K. [R-RI-1]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Mfume, Kweisi [D-MD-7]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Mineta, Norman Y. [D-CA-13]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Nagle, Dave R, [D-IA-3]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-2]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Owens, Wayne [D-UT-2]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Panetta, Leon [D-CA-16]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Patterson, Elizabeth [D-SC-4]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Pease, Donald J. [D-OH-13]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Penny, Timothy J. [D-MN-1]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-5]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Porter, John Edward [R-IL-10]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Ravenel, Arthur, Jr. [R-SC-1]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Rinaldo, Matthew J. [R-NJ-7]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Roe, Robert A. [D-NJ-8]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Rose, Charlie [D-NC-7]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Roybal, Edward R. [D-CA-25]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Sangmeister, George E. [D-IL-4]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Schroeder, Patricia [D-CO-1]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Scheuer, James H. [D-NY-8]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY-10]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Sikorski, Gerry E. [D-MN-6]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Skaggs, David E. [D-CO-2]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Smith, Lawrence [D-FL-16]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-9]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Tallon, Robert M. (Robin) [D-SC-6]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Torres, Estaban Edward [D-CA-34]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Walsh, James T. [R-NY-27]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Washington, Craig A. [D-TX-18]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-24]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Yates, Sidney R. [D-IL-9]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Zimmer, Dick [R-NJ-12]* 02/06/1991
Rep. Dwyer, Bernard J. [D-NJ-6] 02/21/1991
Rep. Eckart, Dennis E. [D-OH-11] 02/21/1991
Rep. Mavroules, Nicholas [D-MA-6] 02/27/1991
Rep. Feighan, Edward F. [D-OH-19] 03/13/1991
Rep. Neal, Stephen L. [D-NC-5] 03/13/1991
Rep. Erdreich, Ben [D-AL-6] 03/13/1991
Rep. Jefferson, William J. [D-LA-2] 03/21/1991
Rep. Wolpe, Howard E. [D-MI-3] 04/16/1991
Rep. Henry, Paul B. [R-MI-5] 04/16/1991
Rep. Derrick, Butler C. [D-SC-3] 04/16/1991
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-16] 04/16/1991
Rep. Kennelly, Barbara B. [D-CT-1] 04/16/1991
Rep. Traficant, James A., Jr. [D-OH-17] 04/16/1991
Rep. Flake, Floyd H. [D-NY-6] 04/24/1991
Rep. Molinari, Susan [R-NY-14] 04/24/1991
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] 04/24/1991
Rep. Dixon, Julian C. [D-CA-28] 05/20/1991
Rep. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE-At Large] 05/20/1991
Rep. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD-3] 05/20/1991
Rep. Jenkins, Edgar L. [D-GA-9] 06/06/1991
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-30] 06/06/1991
Rep. Cox, John W., Jr. [D-IL-16] 06/06/1991
Rep. Torricelli, Robert G. [D-NJ-9] 06/13/1991
Rep. Saxton, Jim [R-NJ-13] 07/24/1991
Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] 07/31/1991
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1] 08/01/1991
Rep. Valentine, Tim [D-NC-2] 08/01/1991
Rep. Faleomavaega, Eni F. H. [D-AS-At Large] 09/11/1991
Rep. Hertel, Dennis M. [D-MI-14] 09/11/1991
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 09/11/1991
Rep. Jones, Ben [D-GA-4] 09/24/1991
Rep. Kanjorski, Paul E. [D-PA-11] 09/24/1991
Rep. Luken, Charles [D-OH-1] 09/24/1991
Rep. Horn, Joan Kelly [D-MO-2] 09/24/1991
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1] 10/01/1991
Rep. Lehman, William [D-FL-17] 10/24/1991
Rep. McCloskey, Frank [D-IN-8] 10/24/1991
Rep. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT-At Large] 11/04/1991
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-29] 11/04/1991
Rep. Andrews, Thomas H. [D-ME-1] 11/04/1991
Rep. Gilchrest, Wayne T. [R-MD-1] 11/05/1991
Rep. Clement, Bob [D-TN-5] 11/13/1991
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-18] 11/22/1991
Rep. Fish, Hamilton, Jr. [R-NY-21] 11/22/1991
Rep. Reed, Jack [D-RI-2] 11/22/1991
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 11/22/1991
Rep. Synar, Mike [D-OK-2] 11/22/1991
Rep. Donnelly, Brian J. [D-MA-11] 11/22/1991
Rep. Hubbard, Carroll, Jr. [D-KY-1] 11/25/1991
Rep. de Lugo, Ron [D-VI-At Large] 11/25/1991
Rep. Collins, Barbara-Rose [D-MI-13] 11/25/1991
Rep. Aspin, Les [D-WI-1] 11/26/1991
Rep. McMillen, Thomas [D-MD-4] 11/26/1991
Rep. Mink, Patsy T. [D-HI-2] 11/26/1991
Rep. Blackwell, Lucien E. [D-PA-2] 11/26/1991
Rep. Swett, Dick [D-NH-2] 11/26/1991
Rep. Fascell, Dante B. [D-FL-19] 02/03/1992
Rep. Martinez, Matthew G. [D-CA-30] 02/03/1992
Rep. Kolter, Joseph P. [D-PA-4] 02/03/1992
Rep. Bilbray, James H. [D-NV-1] 02/03/1992
Rep. Weiss, Ted [D-NY-17] 02/03/1992
Rep. Green, S. William [R-NY-15] 04/28/1992
Rep. Ray, Richard B. [D-GA-3] 04/28/1992
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., II [D-MA-8] 05/12/1992
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] 09/09/1992
Cosponsors Who Withdrew Date Cosponsored Date Withdrawn CR Explanation
Rep. Dymally, Mervyn M. [D-CA-31] 04/16/1991 04/29/1992 --

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Agriculture02/06/1991 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Forests, Family Farms, and Energy02/12/1991 Referred to
05/30/1991 Hearings by
House Interior and Insular Affairs02/06/1991 Referred to
House Interior and Insular Affairs Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands02/19/1991 Referred to
04/25/1991 Hearings by

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (02/06/1991)

Ancient Forest Protection Act of 1991 - Establishes the National Ancient Forest Reserve System.

Designates certain lands in California, Oregon, and Washington as components of such System. Declares that all Federal lands in such States which qualify as ancient forest or associated forest and are not designated as components of the System shall be managed as if they are. Requires the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations with respect to the removal of commercial timber from such lands.

Declares it to be U.S. policy to develop and utilize scientific information to study and identify the biological and ecological requirements of ancient forest ecosystems. Directs the Chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality to study and report to appropriate congressional committees on the biological and physical requirements for the survival of such ecosystems.